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The BOYCE FARMERS MARKET o runs most Saturdays through the year. It’s a fantastic spot to buy fresh food, local crafts and a really good place to go meet up with friends. 665 George St. frederictonfarmersmarket.ca The BEAVERBROOK ART GALLERY p has a large collection of artwork and is home to paintings by Salvador Dali, Group of Seven artists and Emily Carr. 703 Queen St. beaverbrookartgallery.org Just outside the city, KINGS LANDING q showcases life in the 19th century. It’s also very family friendly. kingslanding.nb.ca The GARRISON DISTRICT r, a throwback to Fredericton’s colonial roots, is right downtown. Guided tours are available. tourismfredericton.ca/en/experience/free-garrison-entertainment OFFICERS’ SQUARE s is also located downtown, and is home to lots of different events throughout the year including summer concerts, the daily changing of the guard ceremony, skating in the winter and the Harvest Jazz & Blues tent in early September. 575 Queen St. tourismfredericton.ca/en/experience/officers-square And, of course, the HARVEST JAZZ & BLUES FESTIVAL is the city’s biggest annual cultural event. It takes place in early September, with music acts from all over North America playing multiple venues throughout the city over six days. harvestjazzandblues.com Peter Speight grew up in Fredericton, and now runs and works as an engineer in Toronto.